List And Brief History of the German States, Grand Duchies, Principalities, etc before 1806......Page U.  Remmick-Hubert Site

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button Ueberlingen.  Presently in Bodenseekreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg.  Formerly Reichsstadt.  Member of the Catholic corpus at the Peace of Westphalia (1646).  Formerly Landkreis.  In 1803 the city was absorbed by Baden [des. of  Berchtold I, Duke of Zaehringen]. 1870 joined the German Empire... Prince Max of Baden [Baden-Durlach lineage] was the last chancellor of the Empire in 1918. His grandson Max was listed as Margrave of Baden...

button Ulm.  Presently in Alb-Donau-Kreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg  on the left bank [old town] of the Danube...  and right bank [new town] where the tributary of the Balu River connects....   Charter in 1164.. Formerly Reichsstadt (1274).  Important trading town because of its location on the Danube..... Was the Upper Swabian Baroque Highway....  By 1530 the great majority of the burghers were Protestants while the Catholic remained in the "outposts" of Soeflingen and Wiblingen... At the Peace of Westphalia it's members were Protestant.  Formerly lankreis... In 1802 the territory went to Bavaria and in 1810 it was transferred to Wuerttemberg.

Note:  Many uber schachtel[wood boats] carried German emigrants on the Danube to the frontiers of Austria-Hungary and later to Russia.... See drawing with brief history and maps  as part of the Pfaff family who migr. to Torschau / Batschka in Austria-Hungary and later to Worms/ Odessa. S. Russia with Duc de Richelieu. ... .

button Ungnade von Weissenwolf, Counts  of (von).  Family was admitted into the Grafenkolleg in 1654 but were soon, thereafter, rejected after they held no longer held an  estate directly of the Kaiser's...

button Ursin (Orsini) von Rosenberg, Counts of (von).  Personal members of the Fraenkische Grafenkolleg.  See Counts von Rosenberg. 

button Urspring  (Ursberg, Ursperg).  Presently part of the town of Schelklingen, Alb-Donau,Kreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg [ which is west of Steingaden and near Trauchgau and the royal Schoesser of Honeschwangau  (12 c. by Swan Knights) and Neuschwanstein.  Formerly prelated nullius.  Was associated with the estate of Herrschaft Berg who owned the territory from 1343 to 1806 then it was transferred to Austria and in the same year was absorbed by Wuerrtemberg.

button Usingen.  Presently in Hochtaunuskreis, Hessen .  From ___ to 1816 the ruling family was Counts von Nassau-Usingen and here was their residence.   See Wetterauische Grafenkolleg (Nassau-Usingen)...

button Utrecht.  Presently in Netherlands.  Formerly bishopric.  Spain then the Netherlands held possession of this territory.



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